Enhance the health, safety, and well-being of children and families to reach their full potential.
With a coalition of 42 Network partners, six family liaisons, three community mental health clinicians, and six working groups, the West Chicago Neighborhood Network is committed to supporting and enhancing the health, safety, and well-being of children and families through a collaborative, coordinated, and comprehensive approach from West Chicago schools and community.
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The Neighborhood Network’s six working groups have created a Common Agenda that includes:
The West Chicago Neighborhood Network has leveraged relationships and partnerships to create a healthier community for children and families.
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Community School Coordinator, West Chicago District 33
“Our mission is really to work with the parents to build advocacy skills, to work on leadership opportunities and then find different committees or building bases in the schools or communities where the parents feel empowered and welcome to share their voice at the table.”
WeGo Together for Kids leadership training participant; West Chicago mother of two
“What has impacted me the most is to know myself more—to know what I can do and what I can become…. I feel fulfilled as a person. I feel enthusiasm for myself that I managed to make this goal and that I can achieve more and go further.”
Director of Community Affairs, Nicor Gas
“It’s through these partnerships and efforts that we see firsthand the results of the investment we have made and will continue to make in Northern Illinois communities.”